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halter

noun uk   /ˈhɒl.tər/  us   /ˈhɑːl.t̬ɚ/

halter noun (ROPE)

[C] a piece of rope or a leather strap that is tied around an animal's head so that it can be led by someone or tied to something

halter noun (CLOTHING)

US (also halter top, UK halterneck) a piece of women's clothing that is held in position by a strap that goes behind the neck so that the upper back and shoulders are not covered: a halter dress/swimsuit
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